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charges against 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we are told he is writing down answers to some police questions and now lawmakers at capitol hill are pushing to declare the suspect an enemy combatant. he could be questioned without a lawyer and other protechs of the u.s. criminal justice system. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill. good morning. >>> no questions before his miranda warnings would be admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty to convict him. keeping in mind he is a u.s. citizen with all the same rights as anymore else. dzhokhar tsarnaev is waking up answering investigators in writing. they are questioning him as an enemy combatant. >> i want the intelligence to save american lives. that can only be done effectively if he is treated as an enemy combatant. >> they don't need his confession to get him into trial. i think we don't have to cross the line. >> this morning, lots of questions about why the fbi didn't do more after inquiries about the older tsarnaev with radical groups. zi want to know how the fbi dropped the ball. we are at war with r
of my colleagues or myself to conclude that the fbi dropped the ball. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev places two trials. >> are there other bombers? are there other plots in motion? are there other confederates on the loose? >> he told investigators he and his brother acted alone and learned how to make bombs on the internet. back in washington, a moment of silence remembering boston's day of terror. the suspect has made his first court appearance from the hospital. next, securing a grand jury indictment. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> thank you, tracy. 4:36. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in court head to court. canadian authorities carried out two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a passenger train from toronto to new york. both men are believed to have ties to an al qaeda cell based in iran and have been under surveillance since august. a bail hearing is set for today in toronto. >> a prominent defense attorney fighting to keep her law license after admitting to smuggling out of jail a hit list for her client. lor lorna brown going b
department. the watertown police department is also involved. >> here is what we know about dzhokhar tsarnaev the suspect still at large. he is 19 years old, the brother of suspect number one. he is from russia, chechnya. he has been in the u.s. for about 10 years. this photo was taken born a robbery at a 7-eleven in cambridge last night. >> many residents in the area witness the car chase and the explosion with the suspects. here's one resident described in what he saw and what he heard. >> the shootout with police in the up with the death of older brother and a lot of residents heard this trace and heard the explosion and the gunfire when this went down. >> i thought i heard firecrackers. i heard gunshots and then i saw the explosion. i actually saw a black suv go down the street. it looked like it had hit a police car and they were just shooting at a. i must occur about 60 gunshots. >> what was the explosion like? >> it shook my house. >> supporters are urging residents and watertown, new town, waltham, bill mott, a cambridge and boston austin bryson neighborhood of boston to stay indoors.
. dzhokhar tsarnaev still recovering and the injury to his throat making it impossible to speak. he is answering questions by writing. it was initially believed his older brother died as the result of a police shootout but investigators say he likely died when his brother ran over him trying to escape police. as the investigate continues, officials in washington now asking whether authorities should have seen those attacks coming. we'll get more coming up in a live report from capitol hill in about ten minutes. >>> in the meantime, the tributes to the boston bombing victims continue. hundreds gathered at the boston marathon finish line this weekend to honor those killed and injured in the attacks. today, the governor of massachusetts is asking people across the nation to observe a moment of silence the first time the bomb went off. the one-minute silent tribute scheduled for 11:50 pacific time. it will be followed by the ringing of the bells and elsewhere nationwide. one injured in the attacks was 11-year-old aaron hern from martinez. he continues to recover. a number of baseball st
as a new workweek starts. boylston street is getting ready to reopen. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this after city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private fu
about this suspects. there are concerns that the younger brother dzhokhar tsarnaev as explosives on him as well. he is 19 years old and as a result late from russia. they have a bundle that lives in the boston area. we a seen the area and massachusetts on not locked down and the boston area this picture was actually taken last night, a robbery at 07 of 11. this is the most recent battle at the time there's a massive manhunt taking place in the boston area and possibly spreading to conn. >> he went to the university of and hearsand hearst. at thist is on break, he worked at harvard university. i believe he was a lifeguard. it is all over social media and we're all in shock that these to do that these to do it. >> we heard from the doctor from watertown massachusetts and that is where the first suspect that was shot by police and the standoff was taken. >> we were notified by the boston ems radio system that we had a patient that was coming in with multiple injuries. the patient arrived here at 129. the crew did an exemplary job at that point but he was an arrest was cpr on going. we spen
suspect.19- year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. will be indicted by a grand jury. then the case is assigned to a district judge. a justice department official says tsarnaev will not be read his miranda rights because the government is invoking a public safety exception. that exception is triggered when police have an objectively reasonable need to protect the police or the public from immediate danger. tsarnaev will be questioned by a special federal interrogation team for high-value suspects. >> president barak obama and republicans used their weekly addresses to celebrate the resolve americans demonstrated after the attack on the boston marathon. in the address obama emphsized that "the world witnessed one sure and steadfast truth: americans refuse to be terrorized." >> ultimately, that's what we'll remember from this week. that's what will remain. stories of heroism and kindness; resolve and resilience; generosity and love. in the days to come, we will remain vigilant as a nation. and i have no doubt the city of boston and its surrounding communities will continue to respond in the same
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